Why We Started A Blog

June 12, 2017 Adventures Blogging Personal Finance Philosophy 16

Last Friday, I wrote a post outlining the reasons we almost didn’t start this blog.  If you read that post, you saw that reasons why we delayed, doubted and almost scrapped our plan to join the personal finance/FIRE (financial independence/retire early) blog community.  Maybe the reasons struck a chord or felt familiar.  Maybe the post made… Read more

Half Marathons and Mortgages

May 31, 2017 Adventures Household Living Well 7

  What do half marathons and mortgages have in common? They both suck! Okay okay, fine, I’ll be relatively serious.  Half marathons and mortgages are both endurance events which take time, dedication and discipline.  I recently ran my third Half Marathon, which afforded me plenty of time to ponder this topic as I pounded pavement. Goals and… Read more

Super Sexy Millionaire Pledge

May 24, 2017 Adventures Frugality General Investing Personal Finance 2

Its official! The Adventure Rich family is joining the “Million Dollar Club” that J$ founded over at Budgets are Sexy (Hi J$!). We are joining over 180 bloggers by pledging to pursue the Double Comma Club. In order to join, we pledge to do the following things in the pursuit of a MILLION DOLLARS (which… Read more

An Adventurous Net Worth Journey

May 19, 2017 General Net Worth Updates Personal Finance 5

As a long time follower of J$ over at Budgets are Sexy, I began to see the wisdom in his suggestion to track Net Worth (check out J$’s Net Worth history here!).  At first, I thought that tracking our Net Worth would be a fun exercise for a few months, but would fade to the… Read more